Table 2

 Home and garden pesticide use and childhood acute leukaemia by period of exposure

Pesticide use during pregnancy*Pesticide use during childhood†
Cases (n = 280)Controls (n = 288)OR‡95% CICases (n = 280)Controls (n = 288)OR‡95% CI
*Exposure of the mother during pregnancy.
†Exposure of the child from birth to diagnosis.
‡Odds ratios adjusted for age, gender, hospital, ethnic origin, and maternal educational level.
Home insecticide use
Garden pesticide use